"A middle age man with ED is destined at some point to have diabetes or heart disease" (1:31)
Ridwan Shabsigh, MD, says erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts and precedes major medical problemsso go see your doctor.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not only caused by diabetes, high blood pressure, and hardening of the arteries, says urologist and ED expert Ridwan Shabsigh, MD, a urologist at Columbia University. ED is also a symptom that precedes and predicts these conditions. That's why ED symptoms mandate a trip to the doctor for ED treatment and a full checkup that may actually help you prevent heart disease or some other major condition.